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www.Irishroots.com Song Sessions Feb 2016
Mike OLaughlin at the Irish Roots Cafe

Songs In Irish (gaeilge) and English

Two Irish Song Sessions, old style
We have two upcoming events, both are informal
and small, and all are welcome. We will be singing
in Irish and English, and you are welcome to listen,
or to learn, or to sing a long. Its the 6th year for me…
and part of our early Seachtain na Gaeilge 2016 celebrations.

Feb 6 at the Celtic Ranch in Weston, Missouri.
From 2 in the afternoon till 3 or 4 most likely.
We will also be practicing songs for Oro se…You are welcome home.
404 Main St, Weston, MO 64098
Celtic Ranch phone 816 640-2881

Feb 13 at Brownes Irish Marketplace
3300 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO
From 12 to 2 or so in the afternoon.
We assume food will be available as normal by Brownes.
We will also be practicing songs for Oro se…You are welcome home.
Brownes Marketplace phone 816 561-0030
https://www.facebook.com/brownesirishmarketplace/?fref=ts

Our event page link for both these sessions is below
https://www.facebook.com/groups/OroSe/

Brought to you by the Celtic Ranch, the Irish Roots Cafe,
Brownes Irish Market and a few Clanna Eireanne dancers
that will be singing, and more…
This is acoustic, with songs from sean nos to tin pan alley.
Musicians and singers welcome. Some of the songs that might be
on our list are below to give you an idea of possibilities.

National Anthem of Ireland in Irish and English.
Gaol ise gaoli Scottish waulking song
Si do mhaimeo i sean nos, wedding song
Brian Borus March session tune
Irish Need Not Apply
Dear Old Donegal
When Irish Eyes are smiling tin pan alley
Skibbereen
Oro Se… from the show we may also be rehearsing roughly

This is the first Blog of the Year for me, thanks for sticking
with the Irish Roots Cafe. Next up will be a summary of what
else we are up too..

Mike OLaughlin
The Irish Roots Cafe
Genealogy aid books on every county in Ireland
The Irish Genealogical Foundation
since 1978

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Louisville Irish Fest www.Irishroots.com
Genealogy resources The Irish Roots Cafe

Upcoming Dates
The Irish Roots Cafe will be at
the Louisville, KY. Irish Fest,
Sept. 26 and 27 at Bellarmine University.

Genealogy Resources
Our display will include the Irish
Families Project, with 34 genealogy books
we have written on every county in
Ireland and N. Ireland. Having published
60 works in all, including rare histories,
it is advised that you contact us in
advance if you wish to view other works.

Mike OLaughlin
Mike OLaughlin author and publisher
of the series, will be on hand and
is giving an indoor family history
talk on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 1.15,
and on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 1.00 in Frazier
Hall.
For a full list of events go to the link below:
http://louisvilleirishfest.com/?p=439

Sean Nos Singers
OLaughlin, who is the most published
author in Irish genealogy, is also a sean
nos singer with works appearing on
iTunes, Amazon and Spotify. Sean
nos mean ‘old style’, and these songs
are most often sung solo, in the Irish
language, with a sense of history.
Mike would like to make note of any
Sean Nos singers in the area, for
possible future collaborations. Several
of his albums are available on iTunes for review:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/irish-song-traditional-sean/id658008732

About The Cafe
“The worlds most published author in
the field of Irish genealogy, Mikes
Books, Blogs, Broadcasts, Videos, DVD’s
and CD’s include works on every Irish
County, and several states in America.

An independent author since 1978
his works now exceed $1 million in sales,
with over 100 million visits to his web page.
Mike also publishes the classic works of
10 authors, in Irish (Gaeilge) and English.

OLaughlins traditional song album
(in Irish and English) made the top 10
list in 2013, and his Irish Roots Cafe band
gave the first all Irish (Gaeilge) song show
in the midwest.

The largest 3 day Irish Festival in the world
in Dublin, OH, has employed Mike for 17
consecutive years as a cultural resource,
genealogist, or traditional singer.
For details on his works and special projects
see www.Irishroots.com

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